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One dead, one injured in South Baltimore shooting on Friday

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Posted at 7:44 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 08:56:42-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police detectives are investigating a homicide in the area of 1200 Bayard Street in South Baltimore.

According to police, they responded to the area just before 5 p.m. on Friday and observed a 36-year-old man and a 39-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police say the 36-year-old victim, identified as Daron Benjamin, was pronounced dead at the scene and found to be in possession of a loaded handgun. The 39 year old sustained a non-life threatening wound.

Homicide detectives were summoned to the location and assumed control of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide detectives at (410) 396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

You can also submit a tip by texting (443) 902-4824.